New Titles 1/14/2023

Youth Titles
Posted on 01/14/2023
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Don’t Look Backcover of Don't Look Back
by Achut Deng and Keely Hutton

Available as: Print Book

This non-fiction memoir tells the story of Achut Deng, who at the age of 6 years old found herself without a family after a deadly attack in South Sudan. Achut managed to live on her own in refugee camps for 10 years before she was given a chance to start a new life in the United States. Follow as Achut overcomes obstacle after obstacle in this powerful story about the importance of never giving up.


cover of Better Than We Found ItBetter Than We Found It: Conversations to Help Save the World
by Fredrick Joseph

Available as: Print Book

Written by a seasoned activist, this Young adult Non-Fiction book serves as an indispensable guide to social and political progressivism for young people and anyone wanting to get more involved. The challenges facing the current generation of young people can seem impossible to overcome. From climate change to the widening wealth gap, many are unsure where to even start. But change, even revolution, is possible. Featuring more than two dozen interviews with prominent activists, authors, actors, and politicians, this is the essential resource for those who want to make the world better than we found it.

Lark & Kasim Start a Revolutioncover of Lark & Kasim Start a Revolution
by Kacen Callender

Available as: Print Book

Start your year with this young adult novel about speaking your own truth and discovering how self-love can be the most revolutionary act of all. It all starts with a simple lie to protect a friend’s privacy, but soon Lark discovers that lies, even ones told with the best intentions, can take on a life of their own. Can Lark learn to embrace their right to their messy emotions and learn how to be in love?